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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎138v] (63/142)

The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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Article 7.—The Manager of the Bank in Kuwait must be British.
Article 8. —Kuwaitis should be employed as clerical staff if available, otherwise
British subjects or nationals under British protection should be employed until such
time as the Kuwaitis, in the discretion of the Bank, are capable of carrying on.
Article 9.—If the Bank require guards they will be provided by the Kuwait
Government, their wages being paid for by the Bank.
Article 7^.—The Bank must observe the Moslem's general holidays. In case
of uncertainty the Government of Kuwait should be referred to on the subject.
Article 77.—The Bank has no right to employ menial staff such as peons,
other than Kuwaitis.
Article 12. —The Bank notices must be exhibited in Arabic as well as in
English on the premises of the Bank.
Article 13. —The Bank shall dismiss any employee who has been found guilty
of misconduct or misbehaviour. If the employee is not a Kuwaiti and if
deportation is necessary, it shall be arranged by the Bank through the Political
Agent, or if a Kuwait subject the matter shall be referred to the Kuwait
Article 14. —Kuwaitis who have had no accounts with, and are unknown to,
the Bank should not be lent money by the Bank without prior reference to the
Kuwait Government.
Article 75.—The Bank has no right to lend money to a Kuwaiti against the
mortgage of his properties except after reference in confidence to the Kuwait
Article /6.—The Commercial Assistant should be a capable Kuwaiti with
a knowledge of English.
Article 17. The Bank should not compel the Kuwaiti staff to wear dress
other than the usual Kuwaiti dress.
Article 18.—{a) This Agreement holds good for a period of 15 years and is
subject to renewal after that period.
ih) No permission will be given b}/ the Kuwait Government during that period
to any other Bank to open a branch at Kuwait.
ic) It is agreed that the Bank has the right to withdraw from Kuwait at any
time during the period of this Agreement. Such withdrawal shall be considered to
terminate this Agreement.
Article 79.—This Agreement is written in English and translated into Arabic.
It there should at any time be disagreement as to the meaning or interpretation
of any article in this Agreement the English and Arabic texts shall have eoual
In witness whereof the parties to this Agreement have set their hands the dav
and year first above written. ' ' -
In the presence of: (SignatUre 0f Shaikh of Kuwa >t-'
(Signed) T. HICKINBOTHAM, Major,
Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Kuwait.
(Paragraph 195)
Amendment to the 1941 Agreement between the Rnlpr ni iSi ^ i
Imperial Bank of Iran, dated Martwt 0 " ^ ^
The contracting parties have agreed as follows; —
Agreement shall hold good fo^a penod'of thirfv" 16111 f^ 11 be amended and the
and is subject to renewal after tha^period y ^ fr0m 18th Member, 1941.
2. That the last sentence of Article 5 shall on ^ .
Drafts other than in rupees, in steriina ■ 38 follows:_
at the par rates of exchange as quoted in l VT'' cu !T encies > shall be calculated
other than sterling areas currenaes ^Ln h ' 1 -, D , TaUsm forei 8 n currencies
official rates quoted by the Reserve' Bank of India 011 ' :,asis of

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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.

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1 volume (65 folios)

There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).

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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎138v] (63/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 19 February 2020]

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